Shooting on Indigo Drive – One Injured

            The Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of someone being shot at a residence on Indigo Drive, Monday, Jan. 6, around 2:00 in the afternoon.  According to an ECSO spokesperson, law enforcement arrived on the scene to find one man shot twice; once in each leg.  The victim was taken by EMS to Augusta University […]

Crime in Edgefield

County Woman Falls Victim to Scam             The Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office received a call from an Edgefield County woman Jan. 4, after she became the victim to a computer scam.  According to the ECSO report, the woman received a call from a man identifying himself as a being from the Apple Corporation.  (The call came from 1-609-606-9030.)  The […]

Crime in Edgefield

Armed Robbery at Johnston Barber Shop – One in Custody             An armed robbery occurred Dec. 5, at Robinson’s Barber Shop in Johnston.  According to Johnston Police Chief Lamaz Robinson, two males caught the 81 years old owner of the establishment as he was leaving the establishment after work. There was a tussle between the suspects and the […]

Attempted Home Invasion on Cold Springs Rd.

            The Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office responded to an attempted home invasion Thursday night, Nov. 21, on Cold Springs Road on the Westside of Edgefield County.  The Advertiser was able to speak with the homeowners whose home was the target of this invasion and learned that 6 suspects were involved, all of whom were armed. Additionally, the suspects […]

Thefts of Firearm and Trailer

            The Edgefield County Sheriff’s Department received two separate reported thefts; one of a firearm and the other of a utility trailer.  The first report was made on Nov. 12 from a home on the 300 block of Airport Road in Trenton.  The victim advised law enforcement that his black 6’ x 12’ enclosed utility trailer had been […]

Crime in Edgefield

Shop Broken into on Hwy 191 in Johnston             A shop on the 1100 block of Hwy 191 in Johnston was reported broken into to the Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office, Oct. 9.  According to an ECSO report, the victim had placed video cameras within the shop, and those cameras took pictures of two male subjects taking what […]

Crime in Edgefield

ECSO Helps Man Suffering from Medical Condition The Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office received a call Aug. 20 of a reckless driver on Augusta Road.  According to the ECSO report on this incident, as a deputy was en route, dispatch advised that the driver had turned northward onto Hwy 23 and was traveling about 5 mph […]

Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office Issues ALERT

The Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office issued an alert Wednesday, July 31, around 3:00 p.m. stating that they are looking for 2 black males in the area around Edgefield County Hospital.  One male is described as wearing a white shirt and black shorts.  He is said to possibly be suffering from a gunshot wound.  The second […]

UPDATE – Aiken County Man wanted for Murder in Custody

The Edgefield County Detention Center confirmed Friday afternoon, July 5 that Michael Tirrell Means, the man wanted in connection with a murder that occurred July 3 on Hwy 191 near Johnston, SC, is in custody.  Details are still limited, but according to the ECDC, Means was booked into custody a little after 12:00 p.m., July […]

Crime in Edgefield

Crime in Edgefield

Firearms Reported Stolen – One Recovered The Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office received two reports of stolen firearms, June 7 and June 8.  The first report came as a result of a resident on the 400 block of Hickory Drive in the North Augusta section of Edgefield County reporting a strange event at her home.  According […]

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